Most widely held works by Peer Raben
Die Büchse der Pandora Variationen auf das Thema Frank Wedekinds Lulu = Pandora's box : variations on the theme of Frank Wedekind's Lulu ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in German and held by 672 libraries worldwide
The rise and inevitable fall of an amoral but naive young woman whose insouciant eroticism inspires lust and violence in those around her.
The Marriage of Maria Braun ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in German and held by 478 libraries worldwide
Fassbinder's allegorical story of post-war Germany revolves around a young woman as she strives for material wealth while ignoring human values.
Berlin Alexanderplatz einen film in 13 teilen und einem epilog ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in German and held by 462 libraries worldwide
After spending four years in prison for killing his girlfriend, lumbering man-child Franz Biberkopf is finally released back into society. He wants to stay honest now he has left jail, but it is tough in the Alexanderplatz section of Berlin. After failing to succeed in several 'regular' jobs, he falls in with some old cohorts and an on-again, off-again association with thugs. Post-war society is crumbling, and it appears that nothing will bring it back. Originally made for television, Berlin Alexanderplatz is a prototype for the modern long-form drama, grandfather to Tony and the Sopranos.
The BRD trilogy Rainer Werner Fassbinder's The marriage of Maria Braun, Veronika Voss, Lola ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in German and held by 426 libraries worldwide
In 1978 Rainer Werner Fassbinder embarked upon a project to trace the history of postwar Germany in a series of films told through the eyes of 3 remarkable women. The 3 films would garner him the international acclaim for which he had always yearned and place his name foremost in the canon of New German Cinema.
Faustrecht der Freiheit ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in German and held by 225 libraries worldwide
Fassbinder directs and stars as a gay lower-class carnival performer known as Fox the Talking Head, who strikes it rich by winning a lottery. Then he has an ill-fated romance with an elegant upperclass lover.
Die Sehnsucht der Veronika Voss Veronika Voss ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1981 and 2007 in German and held by 201 libraries worldwide
Once the toast of Germany, Veronika Voss had allegedly been an intimate of Joseph Gobbels. Playing to an increasingly diminishing fan following, Veronika turns to drugs to cushion her against the cruelties of life. Her self-destruction is accelerated by her Dr. Katz, who plys Veronika with morphine in order to gain control of the actress's money and property. A well-meaning sportswriter tries to save Veronika from herself, sacrificing his own personal happiness - and the life of his girlfriend Cornelia Froeboess - in the process. Allegedly an amalgam of several true stories, Veronika Voss is the second of Fassbinder's "postwar trilogy" (the others are The Marriage of Maria Braun and Lola).
Lola ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in German and held by 200 libraries worldwide
Part of Rainer Werner Fassbinder's The Entire History of the German Federal Republic trilogy. Lola, a seductive cabaret singer and dancer in the 1950s, is romantically involved with Von Bohm, a morally upright building inspector. Recently appointed Building Commissioner, Von Bohm is committed to eradicating corruption. Consequently, he's given quite a shock when he is called into inspect the brothel where Lola works and discovers her there. With that, Von Bohm is left to question whether he is more loyal to the woman he loves so passionately or the career he believes in so strongly. The other entries in the trilogy are Veronika Voss and The Marriage of Maria Braun.
Der Amerikanische Soldat ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1970 and 2002 in German and held by 127 libraries worldwide
Fassbinder's homage to American gangster movies. Ricky, i professional killer, is hired by 3 Munich policemen upon his return to Germany from America. He visits family, meets up with friends, and drops by old haunts, all the while carrying out his kills without hesitation of emotion. Upon completion of all his assignments, Ricky finds himself in a shoo-out with the cops who hired him.
Die dritte generation The third generation ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in German and held by 111 libraries worldwide
An inept group of middle-class German radicals plot to kidnap the director of a multinational company. Their position is compromised by the arrival of two mysterious strangers, yet still they persist with their controversial strategy.
Die Sehnsucht der Veronika Voss ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 103 libraries worldwide
Ten years after the fall of the Third Reich, former screen star Veronika Voss lives in relative obscurity. One rainy night, she encounters Robert Krohn, a young sportswriter who is unaware of her former fame. Fascinated by her personality and seductive charm, he continues seeing the faded actress, and eventually comes to discover the dark secrets behind her tragic downfall.
Lola ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1981 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 102 libraries worldwide
Fassbinder updated The Blue Angel to Bavaria in the 1950s with a nightclub hostess seducing a pillar of the community - the building commissioner - with intent. She is 'owned' by a sleazy building profiteer busily accruing credit amidst the corruption of reconstruction in Adenauer's Germany. "The prostitution metaphors come undiluted from early Godard, the poster-art visuals from the magnificent melodramas of Sirk and Minnelli, the provocations are all Fassbinder's own" (Paul Taylor).
Liebe ist kälter als der Tod ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in German and held by 101 libraries worldwide
Franz, a small-time pimp from Berlin, strikes up a friendship with Bruno, another criminal recruit. Despite their persuasive methods, Franz refuses to join the organization. Instead, he teams with Bruno on a small wave of shoplifting and murder. But Franz's prostitute girlfriend is distrustful of the gangster -- and when Bruno begins planning a bank robbery, she makes some arrangements of her own.
Die Ehe der Maria Braun ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 101 libraries worldwide
De maatschappelijke ontwrichting van de Tweede Wereldoorlog en de daaropvolgende jaren heeft grote gevolgen voor het leven van een jonge Duitse vrouw.
Götter der Pest ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1969 and 2003 in German and held by 99 libraries worldwide
Fassbinder's third feature about the alienated, aimless post war generation in Munich. A flashy nightclub singer, whose petty criminal boyfriend has left her for another woman, betrays him to a police detective.
Lili Marleen ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1980 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 92 libraries worldwide
In Switzerland German singer 'Wilkie' falls in love with Jewish composer 'Robert' who offers resistance to the Nazis by helping refugees. As Wilkie starts to sing the song 'Lili Marleen' she becomes very famous and every soldier hears that song via radio at 8 pm. When 'Robert' wants to visit her he is captured. He can get free again but he will never see Wilkie until war is over.
Warum läuft Herr R. amok Why does Herr R. run amok ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in German and held by 89 libraries worldwide
A man who seems perfectly normal and content with his boring middle-class life, gets up from watching the TV one night and inexplicably kills his family and a visiting neighbor.
Katzelmacher ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in German and held by 85 libraries worldwide
Die Ehe der Maria Braun The Marriage of Maria Braun ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in German and held by 82 libraries worldwide
"Maria marries Hermann Braun the night before he is shipped to the Russian front. Eventually she receives word that he has been killed so she takes a job as a barmaid in a cafe that caters to American soldiers. As she begins rebuilding her life, she finds herself selling her soul in order to achieve financial success, much the same way Fassbinder saw post-WWII Germany"--Container.
Satansbraten ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1976 and 2007 in German and held by 81 libraries worldwide
Liebe ist kälter als der Tod eine knallharte Geschichte vom Leben, vom Lieben und vom Sterben ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1992 and 2002 in German and held by 51 libraries worldwide
Black humor Cinematographers Crime Döblin, Alfred,--1878-1957 Drama Ex-convicts Ex-convicts--Economic conditions Ex-convicts--Social conditions Families Fassbinder, Rainer Werner,--1945-1982 Feature films Feature films Femmes fatales Fiction films Film adaptations Foreign films Gangster films Gangster films Gangsters Gay men German farces Germany Germany (West) Germany--Berlin Historical films History Interviews Kidnapping Lohmann, Dietrich,--1941-1997 Lottery winners Manners and customs Man-woman relationships Moral conditions Motion picture music--Excerpts Motion pictures, German Murder Murderers Police Prostitutes Prostitution Radicals Sailors Sex Silent films Singers Social history Television adaptations Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Working class Young women
Rabenbauer, Wil, 1940-2007
Rabenbauer, Wilhelm, 1940-2007
Rabenbauer, Wilhelm 1940-2007 Wirkl. Name
Rabenbauer, Willi, 1940-2007
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